Top 58 universities in the Netherlands

  1. University of Amsterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    31,123
    Founded
    1632
  2. Utrecht University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1636
  3. Delft University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    24,703
    Founded
    1842
  4. University of Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    32,700
    Founded
    1614
  5. Eindhoven University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1956
  6. Wageningen University logo
    Enrollment
    11,278
    Founded
    1918
  7. University of Twente logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  8. Radboud University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1923
  9. Erasmus University Rotterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1913
  10. Free University Amsterdam logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1880
  11. Maastricht University logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1976
  12. Tilburg University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    17,378
    Founded
    1927
  13. Leiden University logo
    Enrollment
    27,713
    Founded
    1575
  14. Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Professional Education logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1619
  15. Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1986
  16. HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1993
  17. Fontys University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1996
  18. HAN University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1996
  19. Saxion University logo
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1989
  20. Nyenrode Business University logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1946
  21. Windesheim University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1986
  22. AVANS University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2004
  23. Utrecht School of the Arts logo
    Founded
    1987
  24. IHE Delft Institute for Water Education logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1958
  25. NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1987
  26. INHolland University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    2002
  27. Amsterdam School of the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1987
  28. Zuyd University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2001
  29. Hogeschool Leiden, University of Professional Education logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1984
  30. ArtEZ Institute for the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2002
  31. Design Academy Eindhoven logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1947
  32. The Hague University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1987
  33. Royal Academy of Art The Hague logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1682
  34. Rotterdam University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1988
  35. Gerrit Rietveld Academy logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1924
  36. University of Humanistic Studies logo
    Enrollment
    550
    Male:Female
    30:70
    Founded
    1989
  37. Ede Christian University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1994
  38. Codarts University of the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1930
  39. NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2008
  40. HZ University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1987
  41. TIAS School for Business and Society logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1986
  42. Driestar Christian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1944
  43. Hotelschool The Hague logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1929
  44. Viaa University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1987
  45. University of Aruba logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1970
  46. De Kempel University of Applied Sciences logo
    Founded
    1986
  47. American University of the Caribbean - School of Medicine logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1978
  48. Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1987
  49. Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2013
  50. HAS University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1948
  51. Manrix Academy logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1974
  52. Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1997
  53. Xavier University School of Medicine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2004
  54. Aureus University School of Medicine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    2004

The best cities to study in the Netherlands based on the number of universities and their ranks are Amsterdam, Utrecht, Delft, and Groningen.

Average cost of living for students in the Netherlands is $711 + $135-964 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).